Category Archives: small business

How to stand out from the crowd

Putting a box on your head probably isn’t the best way to attract attention to your business, but ask yourself if you could be a little more adventurous with your advertising, marketing, promotions etc. After all, if you come across just like the business up the road, why should people shop with you? Continue reading

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Give me some old-fashioned service

Old-fashioned service with a smile never goes out of fashion. Nice to find a sales assistant who is proactive rather than just wanting to get your money and get you out the door…
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The Sunshine Store brings art to the Adelaide hills

The Adelaide Hills just got a bit sunnier, with the opening of The Sunshine Store at Verdun. 35 artists have banded together to form a collective. Creating unique and quirky pieces of art, cards, jewellery clothing and much more. Continue reading

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Business directory a Bright idea

The Bright business directory is a great way to promote local businesses, and support local businesses. People want to buy local. It will be distributed to over 13,000 households. That’s a lot of potential customers. Continue reading

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Kochie delivered at Adelaide Convention Centre

Kochie, Edible Blooms and Argo coffee shop owners all spoke about continually being open to learning, out-of-the-box marketing ideas, and the importance of having a mentor.
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2 hour consult for only $55

Who says government doesn’t do anything for small business! I’m rapt to announce that the Federal Funding has come through — which means I can help small businesses with a small budget, once again. Does your business qualify? Some of … Continue reading

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It’s ok — your wife isn’t here!

Being a writer, I tend to read absolutely everything. So when I saw this sign on King William Road at Hyde Park, I just had to pull over, park my car, walk back, and check it out. With all the … Continue reading

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A laundromat café?

        What a great idea! Our cruise ship had docked at Hobart and my friend Leah and I were wandering around the artsy Salamanca precinct. We thought it was high time for a coffee and a break … Continue reading

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Is old-fashioned service dead?

I’m not a big shopper, but in the leadup to Christmas and during my holidays, I did have lots of spare time and indulged in a little retail therapy, for gifts and for me. Spending all that time in stores was … Continue reading

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Podcast series – Web, words, branding and design

My graphic designer mate, Shane Gill of KIK and I have been collaborating and we’ve come up with a series of 8 podcasts all about Web, words, branding and design. Basically, it’s Shane and me discussing and sometimes disagreeing about … Continue reading

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